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Research Associate Programs at National Security Agency

This page provides specific information about the NRC Research Associateship Program at NSA.

  • Use the navigation on the left to explore individual opportunities at NSA.
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  • Select RAP Home to learn more about the NRC Research Associateship Programs.

When to Apply

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Visit the NRC Research Associateship Programs For Applicants page for the application review schedule and important information for applicants.


Review the eligibility criteria for RAP.

Research opportunities at NSA are open to U.S. citizens, permanent residents and non-U.S. citizens.

Research opportunities at NSA are open to Postdoctoral and Senior applicants.

Click About RAP - Levels for a definition of each level.

Note: Eligibility can vary for each research opportunity. Be sure to check the specific opportunity(s) in which you are interested. Applicants who are not U.S. citizens or permanent residents should ask the prospective Adviser about specific security requirements.


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